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Matthew S. Spencer

Real estate Attorney at Pleasantville, NY

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My practice areas include Trusts and Estates and the related areas of Elder Law, Medicaid Planning and Qualification, Guardianship and Probate/Administration.  I also represent clients in all areas of real estate from residential real estate to commercial real estate (including leasing and landlord-tenant matter) to institutional lending.  On the business side of our practice, I counsel both start-up companies and established companies.  I am the Village Prosecutor for the Westchester Villages of Irvington and Elmsford.

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Jim Meyer & Matt Spencer - Counselors for Elder Law, Trust & Estates, Guardianships, Medicaid, Real Estate and Tax Grievances
Licensed for 31 years
State NY
Status Currently Registered
Acquired 1992
Updated 11/17/2022
State CT
Status Permanent Retirement
Acquired 1991
Updated 11/28/2022

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Meyer & Spencer, PC
390 Bedford Road
Pleasantville, NY, 10570
Meyer & Spencer, PC
421 Route 6
Mahopac, NY, 10541
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Posted by Luigi | May 18, 2015
Home Sale/Purchase
My wife and I have used Matthew Spencer's law team on three home purchases and two home sales. We have always received excellent service. Specifically, he identifies potential obstacles and proactively offers solutions. His legal assistant stayed late on two separate occasions to accommodate our crazy work schedules. Throughout the process, I felt at ease knowing Mr. Spencer and his team were looking out for our best interest.
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Posted by Or | December 20, 2014
An exceptionally pleasant experience
Matt handled my purchase of a house in Westchester county. He was very knowledgeable about every aspect of the buying process and carefully answered every question my wife and I had. We were moving from the city, and had a lot of questions about some aspects of owning a house (tax structure, insurance etc). Matt and Michelle (the paralegal) were both very patient, pleasant and always responsive, and answered every question we had in a way that made everything simpler. The seller had some complexities with the title, and we were kept informed of the progress with frequent reports and with simply phrased explanations or questions whenever we needed to make a decision to move forward. We received scanned copies by email of new documents immediately as they came, which was great (I had worked with lawyers who still only think of mail and fax as options). In general, they were always available by email or by phone and were happy to communicate in whichever way we preferred, which was very convenient. Overall, it was an exceptionally pleasant experience and I very vocally recommend Matt as a real estate attorney.
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Posted by Evan | December 11, 2014
Extremely Professional, Effective, and Easy to Work With
My wife and I used Matt as our attorney in our real-estate purchase. We were first time buyers, and Matt and his staff made the process smooth and easy. They were always available to answer questions, calm, and understood the process extremely well. Also, he was very straight forward and fair with his price structure and there were no additional fees that came up (which is always nice to see when dealing with lawyers!). I would highly recommend Matt and his practice.
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Cost

Rates
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.6 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Prosecuting Attorney
  • Village of Elmsford
  • 2012 - Present
  • Owner/Attorney
  • Meyer & Spencer, P.C.
  • 1993 - Present
  • Prosecuting Attorney
  • Village of Irvington
  • 2010 - 2014
  • Intern
  • Queens County District Attorneys Office
  • 1991 - 1991
  • Associate
  • Law Offices of Mark J. Alonso
  • 1991 - 1993
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Education

  • Pepperdine University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1991
  • New York Law School
  • Visiting Student
  • 1990
  • State University of New York
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1987

Legal Cases

  • Medicaid Benefits
  • Highly successful
  • Pre-closing Agreement
  • Highly successful

Associations

  • Irvington Recreation and Parlks Advisory Committee
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Westchester County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Pleasantville Chamber of Commerce
  • Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • The Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Brehon Law Society
  • Member
  • 2002 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1993 - Present
  • WealthCounsel
  • Member
  • 2013 - 2015
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Speaking Engagements

  • Benchmark Title CLE
  • Trust Issues in Real Estate Transactions
  • 2016
  • Sunnyside Bank Estate Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • 2014
  • Financing the Residential Real Estate Purchase
  • Real Estate
  • 2006

Attorney endorsements

Received (7)
Given (18)
Endorse Matthew
Real estate Attorney | Jun 16
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Matt is a detail oriented, thoughtful and conscientious attorney, who approaches every matter with an eye toward a positive resolution while always protecting his client's interests. He is an asset to any client in Real Estate transactions, Trusts, Elder Law or Estate Planning. I have no hesitation in recommending him."
Elder law Attorney | Apr 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this attorney, whose reputation and credentials speak for themselves."
Estate planning Attorney | Jan 26
Relationship: Other
"Matthew has a wealth of legal experience and has built a premier law firm. He is a super nice guy as well!"
Estate planning Attorney | Jan 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Spencer is an outstanding attorney with an exceptional reputation. I highly recommend his legal services."
Unknown Attorney | Jan 16
Relationship: Other
"This lawyer does a great job for the community. I endorse this lawyer"
Unknown Attorney | Jan 16
Relationship: Other
"This lawyer does a great job with the community. I endorse this lawyer"
Unknown Attorney | Jan 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community."
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Pleasantville Real estate Lawyer Matthew S. Spencer
Matthew S. Spencer
Real estate Attorney
Pleasantville, NY
Licensed for 31 years